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Port Houston Participates at Chamber Steel Forum

Posted by Port Houston on December 17, 2018 at 2:35 PM

Port Houston was featured at the East End Chamber of Commerce’s Steel Forum Dec. 11.  The event focused on the steel trade and its impact to the economy. Chief Commercial Officer John Moseley and steel experts with JSW Steel, the American Institute for International Steel and Triple-S Steel Supply Chain Co. served on a panel.

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Topics: maritime, ports, Houston, shipping, steel, cargo, breakbulk, Texas

Port Chairman Recognized at 2018 State of the Port

Posted by Port Houston on December 7, 2018 at 9:16 AM

Caption: Port Chairman Longoria and Greater Houston Partnership CEO, Bob Harvey.

On Nov. 29, the Greater Houston Partnership's "State of the Port" event honored Port Chairman Janiece Longoria, who is completing her third and final term. More than 500 industry professionals and public officials attended.

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Topics: maritime, container, ports, trade, shipping, cargo, supply chain

Big Turnout at Breakbulk Americas 2018 Conference

Posted by Port Houston on October 11, 2018 at 2:40 PM

Port Houston, the largest breakbulk and general cargo port complex in North America, hosted the annual Breakbulk Americas 2018 conference in Houston for the seventh time in a row.

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Topics: maritime, Houston, shipping, cargo, breakbulk

Port Houston Proves Reliable as a Gateway for Asian Imports to Texas

Posted by Port Houston on July 25, 2018 at 9:00 AM

Beginning in 2016, Steve Silver Co. started shifting most of its Asian imports from U.S. West Coast ports to instead go across the docks at Port Houston. The move has provided extra reliability for the Texas-based company.

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Topics: Houston, shipping, cargo, Texas, Gulf Coast

Seamax Greenwich Calls at Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on July 5, 2018 at 8:15 AM

Port Houston was recently added as a port of call for MSC’s existing Indus Service that serves the U.S., India and the Middle East via the Suez Canal.

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Topics: maritime, Houston, imports, shipping, cargo, containers

Port Houston Named Best Seaport - North America

Posted by Port Houston on June 4, 2018 at 1:30 PM

Asia Cargo News named Port Houston the Best Seaport in North America, after tallying results from thousands of shippers and industry experts around the globe, Port Houston Executive Director Roger Guenther told the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority during its May meeting.

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Topics: Houston, trade, shipping, cargo, Asia

SeaLand New Gulf Service Calls Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on May 3, 2018 at 9:29 AM

Port Houston is the first U.S. port of call in a new service between the United States and Latin America called the Gulf Ocean Express, which is operated by SeaLand, the Intra-Americas ocean carrier of the Maersk Group.

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Topics: Houston, shipping, cargo, Gulf Coast, all water

Cargo Tonnage Growth at Port Up 7 Percent

Posted by Port Houston on April 2, 2018 at 1:24 PM

The amount of cargo handled at Port Houston was up 7 percent through the first two months of 2018, signaling another strong year, Executive Director Roger Guenther announced at the March Port Commission meeting.  

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Topics: ports, Houston, Port Commission, cargo, growth

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